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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 12/19/2018.

I always dreamed of an alternative to Alfred on Windows, that is made with JavaScript.


It's a launcher with strict syntax (like terminal programs), it's not targeting to interpret natrual language.
I believe the strict syntax can provide more powerful and fast response than to interpret natural language.


  • Searching Executable files very fast with Fuzzy Matching
  • Plugins in Pure JavaScript

To install Hain, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install hain

To upgrade Hain, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade hain


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName = 'hain'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $url = ''
    $checksum = 'A7DA87019AC4D0D9F62BF9AA82E0A37DF0EA3E56C9C578605D7CF328D4D39E88'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $url64 = ''
    $checksum64 = '59B048C9FB4E635DBE7FBEB1576C62D25FA7A58E84CFF709F228D97961F6378D'
    $checksumType64 = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs = '/VERYSILENT'
    $validExitCodes = @(0) 
    Install-ChocolateyPackage `
      -PackageName "$packageName" `
      -FileType "$installerType" `
      -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
      -Url "$url" `
      -Checksum "$checksum" `
      -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
      -Url64bit "$url64" `
      -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
      -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64" `
      -ValidExitCodes "$validExitCodes"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Heejin Lee


© 2017 Heejin Lee.


Release Notes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Hain 0.6.4 830 Wednesday, July 5, 2017 approved
Hain 0.3.0 1058 Saturday, April 30, 2016 approved
Hain 0.1.0 288 Friday, April 15, 2016 approved
Hain 0.0.3 363 Tuesday, March 29, 2016 approved
Hain 0.0.2-rc4 214 Friday, March 25, 2016 exempted

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